MAMCO Genève – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva
Opened in 1994, the MAMCO (Musée d’art moderne et contemporain) in Geneva is one of the most important museums in Switzerland dedicated to modern and contemporary art.
Above: the main facade of the MAMCO in Geneva; photo courtesy of Musée d’art moderne et contemporain under CC BY-SA 4.0 lciense.
Housed in a former industrial building, on a floor area of 4,000 square meters / 43,000 square feet, MAMCO presents pieces from a permanent collection of about 3,000 artworks by Swiss and international artists, including Vito Acconci, Alighiero Boetti, Christo, Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, Dennis Oppenheim, Nam June Paik, Daniel Spoerri, Sturtevant, and Jean Tinguely, to name just a few.
In the 62 rooms of the MAMCO, special exhibitions, items from the permanent collection, and theme-based exhibitions frequently alternate so to give the visitor an ever-changing cultural experience. Along with temporary exhibitions, the program of activities and events of the museum also features learning activities, educational events especially aimed at children, and guided tours.
Verena Loewensberg retrospective at MAMCO, 2022, installation view; photo courtesy of MAMCO.
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